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Air Traffic Controller Workforce Plan

Update for 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to hire and train several thousand air traffic controllers over the next decade. FAA's controller workforce reached 14,695 in fiscal 2018. The FAA hired 1,787 new controllers in fiscal 2018, and has hired more than 7,800 controllers over the last five years. The details are in the fourteenth annual update to the Controller Workforce Plan (PDF).

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